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Everyone Can Learn To Code With The HTML500

Community
Dec. 08 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

In celebration of Hour of Code, we're incredibly excited to announce that the HTML500 is back! We're bringing Canada's largest free learn-to-code event across the country to 8+ cities.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Ruxandra Fediuc

Students
Nov. 22 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Working just down the street at Telus Digital, Ruxandra is is a very familiar face around Lighthouse Labs in Vancouver! Since graduating Bootcamp just over a year ago, she's not only kicking butt in her role as a Developer, but has been contributing to the dev community over and over by mentoring, lending her skills to Ladies Learning Code and being an exemplary role model for aspiring women coders. We caught up with Ruxandra to learn what she's been up to in her One Year After Bootcamp.

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Day In The Life Of A Full-Stack Developer

General
Nov. 17 2016
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Posted by
Don Burks

We talk about "becoming a Developer" with Lighthouse Labs, but what does that actually mean? Our Head Instructor Don Burks gives you insight into what your run of the mill day looks for the average software developer.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Laith Azer

Students
Nov. 07 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Laith is one of the very first graduates from our Toronto campus! After finishing his undergrad with a degree in Industrial Engineering, Laith took the plunge to enrol in bootcamp in pursuit of a career that excited him.

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If You Want to Inspire the Next Generation of Creators, Start With Their Teachers.

General
Oct. 24 2016
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Posted by
Topaz Glazer

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that BC's Ministry of Education has awarded Lighthouse Labs & Kids Code Jeunesse a contract to support the introduction of coding & computational thinking into classroom!

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Teacher Feature: James Sapara

General
Sep. 21 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

James Sapara joined our Vancouver Education team back in early 2016, and has blessed us with his passion for building + an endless supply of cat shirts. James can most often found fiddling with the 3D printer, serenading his chubby-cheeked adorable son Kasper, or acting as Ron Livingston's unofficial doppelgänger. Take a read and learn more about James in our latest Teacher Feature!

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JavaScript, a Step Forward

General
Sep. 16 2016
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Posted by
Don Burks

Recently, we made the announcement that we're taking a step forward with our curriculum by introducing a stronger focus on JavaScript. Our Head Instructor Don Burks explores why and how we've approached introducing more JavaScript to our students!

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Employer Spotlight: Kiwi Collection

Career Services
Sep. 07 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Over 160 organizations of all shapes and sizes have hired Lighthouse Labs graduates! We're connecting with our employers to shed some light into the hiring process, and learn about their experience taking on Junior Developers fresh out of Bootcamp.

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Indigenous Tech Talent Development

General
Aug. 31 2016
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Posted by
Pauline Edwards

Did you know that Lighthouse Labs has partnered with the First Nations Technology Council to create access into the tech sector for Indigenous talent through the Bridging to Technology Program? The FNTC sat down with Bridging to Technology participant and soon-to-be Bootcamp student Lydia Prince to hear about what attracted her to Lighthouse Labs.

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One Year After Bootcamp: James Matsuba

Students
Aug. 09 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

James Matsuba is a very familar face around Lighthouse Labs Vancouver. A graduate of our May 2015 cohort, James was our loyal intern for 6 whole months, bringing huge injection of energy and positivty to the team! He's since moved on to bigger projects, working with Guestfolio during the week, and exploring the amazing outdoor life found in beautiful Whistler, BC. We caught up with James to learn what he's been getting up to since he graduated last year.

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Hopping the Fence: Management to Development

Students
Aug. 05 2016
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Posted by
Michael Huggett

Michael Huggett is a graduate of our iOS Development Bootcamp in Toronto. Mike shared this post about the history of his passion for coding, and how we came to Lighthouse Labs to pursue development full-time.

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Meet Our Brand New Full-Stack Web Development Curriculum

General
Jul. 20 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

We are delighted to bring you an important announcement about a project that we’ve been working on for the past year: a brand new Full-stack Web Development Bootcamp curriculum, rebuilt from the ground up through the blood, sweat and tears of our amazing community of developers!

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An Insider’s Look: The Lighthouse Labs Admissions Process

Admissions
Jul. 07 2016
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Posted by
Rosy Lee & Chandler Davis

The Lighthouse Labs admissions process can seem intimidating, but we really just want to know what makes you tick. Our gatekeepers sit down one-on-one with every potential student to discover their motivation for bootcamp, and if Lighthouse Labs is the right environment for them to learn. We're diving deeper into the process, to give you some insight into why we go to such lengths to get to know our potential students, and so you know what to expect when you're ready to pursue Bootcamp!

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Teacher Feature: Faisal Al-Tameemi

Community
Jun. 16 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

At Lighthouse Labs, we believe that having incredible teachers is an invaluable part of our students' success. We are lucky to have amazing teachers who are top craftsmen in their field. Like our students, they are gritty, passionate, and from a wide variety of backgrounds. Unlike our students, they have been working as professional developers for over 10 years and are ready to pay that experience forward. We want to take the time to get to know these teachers a little better.

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Employer Spotlight: AppBridge

Career Services
Jun. 07 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Over 160 organizations of all shapes and sizes have hired Lighthouse Labs graduates! We're connecting with our employers to shed some light into the hiring process, and learn about their experience taking on Junior Developers fresh out of Bootcamp.

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